Women Discuss the Power of Indigenous Foodways in James Beard Panel

Women activists talk about their role in preserving and elevating Indigenous foodways during a recent panel organized by the James Beard Foundation and First Nations Development Institute.

Katherine Miller from the James Beard Foundation Talks COVID-19, the impact on restaurants, the future of food

“Nothing beats going out to a restaurant, I really look forward to the day that we’re all able to eat together again in some of our favorite places”

Chef Steven Satterfield And Miller Union Respond to COVID-19

“It’s kind of like going through a grieving process, I would imagine. Because our restaurants are our second homes.”

Restoring Native American Health with Indigenous Foods

Since 2014, Oglala Lakota (Sioux) Chef Sean Sherman has championed returning to indigenous foods favored by Native Americans before colonization. An award-winning cookbook, chef training, a food truck and public dinners help to spread this message.

“Food Is a Political Act Once You Open Your Eyes,” Says Aubrey

“Once the awareness grows over what happens in the system producing food, we can’t help but start asking questions,” says Aubrey. “Food is a political act once you open your eyes to all of the systems that influence food workers and food production.”

Susan Ungaro Reflects on 11 Years As President of the James Beard Foundation

After 11 years at the helm, Susan Ungaro is stepping down from the role of president of the James Beard Foundation (JBF). Food Tank had the opportunity to sit down with Ungaro ahead of her departure from the Foundation and discuss the elements of her legacy that she is most proud of, the challenges from which she learned the most, and what’s next, both for her and for JBF.